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leap year

noun [C] uk   us  
a year that happens every four years and has an extra day on 29 February
Translations of “leap year”
in Korean 윤년…
in Arabic سَنة كَبيسة…
in Portuguese ano bissexto…
in Catalan any de traspàs…
in Japanese うるう年…
in Italian anno bisestile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 閏年…
in Russian високосный год…
in Turkish artık yıl…
in Chinese (Simplified) 闰年…
in Polish rok przestępny…
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